By Olivia Shur, Staff Writer 1. Visit a Haunted Ship Looking for a less traditional haunted house? Check out the Haunted Ship at the USS Salem. You’ll walk through a variety of eerie rooms, like a creepy kitchen and a child’s room filled with dolls. You’ll also learn about the ghosts that are believed to […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Earlier this month, CNN released its Top 10 Heroes of 2013 list, shedding light on average individuals attempting to make a difference. This year’s winners partake in a wide range of causes such as providing shelter for disabled veterans and helping inner-city children stay off the streets. Each hero […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates For most of us, midterm season just blew over and probably just left us under a pile of depression and sadness. While we all want to stay underneath the covers for the rest of the semester, life goes on. Instead, we have to learn to deal with the disappointment […]

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By Max Cohen, Staff Writer @not_maxcohen The evolution of the entertainment industry has been due to a singular vision: a completely immersive experience. That is why hyper-realistic graphics, enormous screens and 3-D technology have flourished recently. They make the experience real. But a new technology, the Oculus Rift, could finally bridge the gap between genuine […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz The month of October has officially marked the transition from summer to fall here in Boston. I’m definitely not used to it getting this cold this early in the year (I’m a Southern girl, folks!). In order to take full advantage of this sweater weather, some friends and I […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn Ellen came to Boston. The tweet read: “Who’s ready to win some World Series tickets? I’m talking to you, Boston. Marsh Plaza at BU. 5pm. Be there.” False. This statement should have read, “A representative of Ellen DeGeneres is holding a competition for, like, three people to win Red […]

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By Stacy Schoonover, Staff Writer Connor McEwen, a College of Engineering senior, was chosen as one of 11 college students to be on the investment team for Boston’s branch of the Dorm Room Fund, a student-run venture that invests in student startups. McEwen and his roommate of four years, Nam Chu Hoai, a College of […]

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By Kate Ebeling, Staff Writer @kebbietot There is nothing more heartbreaking than to see someone go, but even more painful when they contributed so much during their lifetime. Today, as a special post, I would like to dedicate this post to the passing of music rock god, Lou Reed, who at the age of 71, […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Just how far are you willing to go to find Mr. Right or the girl of your wildest dreams? A controversial new dating app called “Carrot Dating” hit the market last week. Its website states: “Gifts are the greatest ‘ice breaker.’ Carrot Dating turns ‘fat chance’ into ‘why not?’ […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke Don’t you just hate it when you’re watching a scary movie and all of a sudden, that kind of music begins to play like sharp, screeching violin strings and you know that something is going to jump out from behind the shower curtain and kill you (well, not you, […]

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